It’s (almost!) the most wonderful time of the year! Lizzo is performing at KIIS FM’s 2019 Jingle Ball presented by Capital One at The Forum in Los Angeles on December 6. Ryan Seacrest announced the exciting news on Friday, September 27, revealing the songstress will be hitting the stage with previously announced performers Katy Perry, BTS, Billie Eilish, Sam Smith, Camila Cabello, Halsey, French Montana and Normani!
“I am having fun; I mean this is my dream job so every day is like Christmas!” Lizzo gushed on-air on Friday, September 27, while chatting about the epic forthcoming show.
KIIS FM Jingle Ball 2019 is part of the national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One, the season’s biggest annual music event that captures the holiday spirit of the iHeartRadio app, in Tampa; Dallas/Ft. Worth; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Philadelphia; New York; Boston; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Atlanta and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale.
For the fifth straight year, Capital One will be the national presenting partner for the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour. Capital One cardholders will be the first to get exclusive access to high demand tickets through a special Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Capital One Cardholder Pre-Sale will begin Monday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. local time and will run through Wednesday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. local time, or while supplies last. Tickets will be available at www.iHeartRadio.com/CapitalOne. Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, October 11 at 12 p.m. local market time and will be available at www.iHeartRadio.com/JingleBall.
Lizzo has been on fire since releasing her third studio album and major debut Cuz I Love You which features hit “Truth Hurts.” The songstress previously shared that the empowerment anthem came after a boyfriend broke up with her via voicemail.
“What happened was out of the blue, out of nowhere, he left a voicemail," Lizzo explained on-air. "And he said, ‘Hey, I just want to let you know I’m getting back with so and so and she means the world to me and I can’t lose her so like please don’t connect me, don’t write me on social media,’ … It was like really strangely professionally and cold,’” Lizzo continued. “… It broke my heart but instead of being sad about it, I had to go to work and I had to go to the studio. … I was crying and the producer was like, ‘What is wrong?’ And I just proceeded to tell him about everything. ... But, you know, I use these life experiences to create my music … I’m supposed to be telling these stories to help other people while helping myself.”
*And altogether now "I just took a DNA test, turns out I'm 100% that ..."*
Listen back to the full interview above for more and click here for Jingle Ball ticket info!